Here are the most effective and simple remedies that can help you to remove sun tan, sunburn and sun rash.These home remedies also helps in removing dark patches, wrinkles and sagging skin that is caused due to sun exposure.You can apply these natural packs to any affected area of your skin to get rid of sun tan and to get the original color and glow back.

1.Cucumber and Yogurt

cucumber sun tan mask

How to use

Take few peeled pieces of cucumber and grind to make a smooth paste.Add 2 teaspoon of fresh cold yogurt to the cucumber paste and mix it properly with the help of a spoon.Apply the pack gently on your face and neck.Leave it to dry for 15 minutes and then rinse with cold water.


Cucumber gives an instant coolness to your skin and lightens the color of your tanned skin.Yoghurt is used as a natural tan remover.It contains lactic acid that is very effective in removing tan and sun rash.It contains powerful nutrients that helps in improving complexion and in reducing wrinkles and dark patches that is caused due to sun exposure.


2.Rose water and Baking soda

baking soda sun tan mask

How to use

Fill a large bowl with cold water, add 1/4 th cup of rose water and a pinch of baking soda.Dip a soft sponge or cotton bowl into this mixture and gently wipe your face and neck.Repeat 5 to 6 times.To remove sun tan from different parts of your body, filled your bucket with cold water, add 1/2 cup rose water and 3 tablespoon of baking soda.Take a bath with this soothing solution to remove itchiness, redness, skin rash and skin tan.


This is one of the best remedy to cool your skin in the hot summer and to remove sun tan and dark patches.Rose water contains astringent and anti-inflammatory properties that reduce skin tan and improves the appearance of sun damaged skin.


3.Cold milk

milk face pack

How to Use

Take 1/4 th cup of cold raw milk.Dip a soft sponge or cotton ball into the milk and wipe it on your face and neck.Repeat it for 5 to 6 times and then rinse with cold water.


Milk contains natural soothing and moisturising properties that soothes and heals sun rashes, softens the skin and make your skin more brighter and glowing.One of the effective remedy to get relief from sun tan.


4.Egg white and Orange juice

egg white mask

How to Use

To start, gently crack an egg and separate the egg yolk from the egg white into two different bowls.Take the bowl that contains the egg white and add 2 teaspoon of orange juice( Freshly squeezed).Mix it properly until you get a smooth and fluffy mixture.Using a flat brush apply the mixture on your face and neck.You can use this pack to apply to the sun tan areas of your skin.Leave it to dry for 20 minutes and then rinse with cold water.


Egg white contains vitamin A and collagen that helps to lighten sun tan and sun burn skin.The presence of fats and proteins in egg whites mositurises and tightens the skin to give you a youthful radiant glow.Orange juice contains vitamin C and natural skin bleaching properties that helps to remove dark patches and sun tan.It also contains astringent properties that is excellent in treating sun rash.


5.Mint leaves and Rose water

mint leaves pack

How to Use

Grind a handful of mint leaves to a smooth paste, add 6 to 7 drops of rose water and mix it well.Apply this pack on your face and neck.Keep this pack for about 15 minutes and rinse it off with cold water.You can also use this pack on your hands and legs to get rid of sun tan.


Mint leaves soothes the sun burned skin and provides an instant cooling sensation.It reduces inflammation and skin redness and promotes healing.Rose contains astringent and anti-inflammatory properties that reduce skin inflammation and sun burning sensation, protects the skin against harmful ultraviolet sun rays and improves skin glow.


6.Fruits Pack

fruit pack

How to use

In a bowl add 3 to 4 grapes, 2 pieces of sliced apple, 2 orange slices and 1 tablespoon of honey.Grind all these ingredients to make a fine paste.Apply this creamy fruity pack on your face and neck.Leave it to dry for 20 minutes and then wash off with cold water.


An effective pack in removal of sun tan, sunburn and dark patches.Grape is the most detoxifying and skin lightening fruit.Grapes and apple contain malic acid, an antioxidant that acts as natural bleaching agent and fight against harmful free contains vitamin C and alpha hydroxy acid that rejuvenates and lightens dark tanned skin.Honey contains natural healing agent that is used in the treatment of rashes.


7.Tomato and Coconut milk

tomato and coconut milk

How to use

Squeeze a ripe tomato to take the juice out.Add 3 tablespoon of tomato juice and 2 tablespoon of coconut milk.Mix it well and gently apply to the sunburned or sun tanned area.Leave it to dry for 15 minutes and then rinse with cool water.You can use this pack on your hands and legs to get rid of sunburn and sun rash.


Tomatoes contain lycopene, an antioxidant that reduce skin redness, removes dead skin cells and wrinkles that are caused due to sun exposure.It also fades dark spots and improves skin complexion.Coconut milk act as a great skin toner it removes tan and soothes the sunburn skin.

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 8.Potato and Lemon juice

sun tan pack lemon

How to Use

Take a fresh raw, peeled potato and cut into pieces.Add few potato pieces into the mixer jar, add 1/4 th cup water and 3 tablespoon of lemon juice.Grind it to form a fine paste.Apply it on the affected area and massage it gently for 1 to 2 minutes.Apply some more and allow it to dry for 10 minutes.Rinse it off with cool water.


Potato and lemon both act as an natural skin bleacher.They help in removing sun tan, dark spots and acne marks and makes your skin naturally fairer and radiant.


9.Sugar and Almond oil

sun tan almond sugar scrub

How to Use

Add 2 teaspoon of granulated brown sugar(you can substitute brown sugar with white sugar) and add 2 tablespoon of almond oil into a bowl.Take some amount of this granulated mixture into your hand and gently rub over the affected area for 2 minutes. Remove the mixture with the help of a towel dipped in cold water.


Sugar acts as an exfoliating scrub.It removes dead and dry flaky skin cells, lightens the tan skin and makes the skin feathery silky and smooth.Almond contains vitamin e that moisturizes the skin and helps in repairing damaged skin.

If you have any such home remedies to get rid of sun tan then you can share your ideas in the comment’s section.


    • the fastest remedy to remove sun tan & sun burn – cucumber juice mixed with a tbsp of sandalwood powder and 2 tsp of yogurt.

  1. suffring from rashes all over the body..itching and inflammed.kindly suggest me how to get relief and remove the tanned skin.

    • soak a cotton pad in cold milk and dab onto the affected area.Apply a paste of sandalwood powder and aloe vera to prevent itching and to get relief from tanned skin..

    • just follow these remedies to remove sun tan and to lighten skin color..1.Mix a tsp of milk with a tsp of rose water and using a cotton wipe skin throughly. 2.apply a paste of tomato juice mixed with a tbsp of multani mitti powder and a tsp of lemon juice.It lightens dark tanned skin.

  2. Hi Mam,
    I have pigmented skin and Tan on my face and body. Please suggest me some top remedies what should I do to remove this ugly tan and red marks

    • Make a fresh paste tomato or cucumber juice mixed with a tbsp of besan flour and a tsp of lemon juice and apply.Rinse with cool water after 20 mins. 2.Massage a mixture of aloe vera gel and honey to the affected area for 5 minutes.It eliminates pigmented skin and red marks.

  3. Hello….. I was on a course in Manali. During that time i got sun tans on my face because of snow reflection… I have already used many products from last 4 years, but no improvement. Kindly suggest me any effective remedy!!!

    • follow these remedies to get rid of tan : 1.prepare a face pack by mixing 2 tbsp of cucumber juice with a tbsp of rose water and 2 tbsp of pineapple paste.apply and wash off after 20 minutes.pineapple & cucumber juice removes severe tan and brightens the color of the skin. Daily at night apply a mixture of aloe vera gel mixed with lemon juice.


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